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Old Posted Jun 29, 2009, 6:20 PM
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L.A.'s Old Chinatown was destroyed in the 1930s to make way for Union Station.
I finally found some excellent photographs hidden in the enormous archives at USC.

The photos were undated, but by looking at the cars and signage,
I believe these were taken on the cusp of their destruction.










































Below: This is one of my favorites.
City Hall can be seen in the distance, giving this an added noirish quality.


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